Average Bench: 53.8% (628th of 1276)

Based on 4,561 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 53.8% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6650U averaged 46.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 68.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6650U is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,561 samples)
Min Avg Max
54.2 Memory 68.2 77.6
42.2 1-Core 85.3 103
77.6 2-Core 150 183
60.5% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 4-Core 229 263
144 8-Core 233 264
31.5% 231 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 64-Core 233 266
15.6% 233 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 102
2-Core 168
71% 117 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 246
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 96.7
2-Core 167
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 254
33% 247 Pts
64-Core 250
17% 250 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 97.3
2-Core 140
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 254
33% 246 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.8
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 158
65% 108 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 230
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.2
1-Core 83.1
2-Core 127
55% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 252
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 255
17% 255 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 58
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 145
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 258
32% 239 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,899,524 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6650U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6650U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$415.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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